Vietnamese player celebrate winning a point at a match against Sri Lanka at the Asian U19 Women’s Volleyball Championship. (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam entered the second round of the Asian U-19 Women’s Volleyball Championship after beating Sri Lanka 3-0 in the preliminary round in Thailand on July 24.

The Vietnamese quickly set up their domination and won the first set 25-8 against the tournament’s No 8 seed in a Group A match.

The second and third sets were even easier for them with wins of 25-6 and 25-10.

The win places Vietnam in second position behind Thailand, who beat Vietnam 13-21, 15-21, 16-21, on July 23.

It means that Vietnam and Thailand have earned their berths in the next classification round, irrespective of the result of a match between Thailand and Sri Lanka later on July 25.

Vietnam and Thailand will be in the same Pool E together with Japan and No 6 seed India.-VNA